gpgsm 1.9.22 supports no RC2 Algorithm ?

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Apr 16 11:19:09 CEST 2007

On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 10:47, M_Hoeller at said:

> I receive RC2 encrypted mails from Thunderbird / Ubuntu does this mean there is an alternative which I may can use? Or why is it possible that this works with Ubuntu. Or is it just the decryption which does not work? So I would be able to send mails encrypted with RC2 but I can not decrypt any  RC2 enrcypted mail?

I don't know why Mozilla uses RC2 at all.  This algorithm is not only
patented but also obsolete for many years.  Tell the senders to switch
to AES or Triple-DES.



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